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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: MO-76
Corporate Name: Fitzer Lumber Company
Local Name:
Owner Name: P. O. Hufsmith. Cliff Williams Machine Company. Fitzer Lumber Company
Location: Probably near Spring Creek
County: Montgomery
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1915
End Year: 1915
Decades: 1910-1919
Period of Operation: 1915
Town: Probably near Spring Creek
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Steam
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: 56-inch circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: International & Great Northern
Historicial Development: The Fitzer Lumber Company, according to Montgomery County records, was sold by Cliff Williams Machine Company to P. O. Hufsmith of Montgomery in November, 1915. Equipment included a boiler, a steam engine, a 3-block carriage, and a 56-inch circular saw. The mill may have been located near Spring Creek.
Research Date: MCJ 03-19-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson